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Brianna Wiest

Inspiration to Begin Your Journey of True Transformation

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    The art of navigating change

    Change, both unforeseen and intentional, is a part of life’s journey. It’s essential to embrace it. Life’s unexpected offerings aren't coincidences but signposts, nudging us toward needed transformation. Imagine standing at the edge of a high dive, your heart racing. You've spent years circling the pool, convincing yourself it's where you should be. But now, the invitation to leap, to embrace change, stands right in front of you.

    Struggling to stay in the comfort of the familiar, we often don blinders, ignoring the paths opening before us. Put yourself in the shoes of a hiker. You might've set off on a path, content with the route you’ve chosen. But if you're constantly glancing at the map, doubting your direction, you're likely on the wrong trail. It's when you're embracing the journey, absorbing the beauty around you, that you're on the right path.

    Life isn't about following a rigid script – hitting milestones doesn't necessarily equate to fulfillment. It’s almost like following a recipe to the letter, yet the finished dish is tasteless. Fulfillment doesn't come from checking boxes but from being in tune with your soul, exploring, growing, and adapting.

    Now, you might ask, What if I feel like I'm falling behind? Well, imagine you're in a race, but instead of a flat track, it’s a maze. Everyone takes different turns, some reach dead-ends, some find shortcuts. There’s no single way to reach the end, no timeline to adhere to. Feeling like you're falling behind is an illusion because life isn't about reaching checkpoints at a prescribed time but about the journey itself.

    So, what can you do to embrace change? First, instead of measuring your life against others, tune into your own rhythm. It's like dancing – when you're too focused on matching others' steps, you lose the joy of the dance. Instead, focus on how the music moves within you.

    Second, recognize that setbacks aren’t failures but opportunities for redirection and growth. Remember the hiking example? A blocked trail isn't a setback – it's an invitation to discover a path you may not have considered, a chance to witness new vistas and wonders.

    So when life offers you an opportunity to change, take it. Trust the process and give yourself the chance to get it right. Remember, the real journey is the one that resonates with the deepest part of you, the one that allows your soul to express its truth fully. It’s in embracing change and exploring the different paths that you’ll truly bring your inner world into the world around you.

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    What is When You're Ready, This Is How You Heal about?

    When You're Ready, This Is How You Heal (2022) invites you on a profound journey of personal transformation. Explore poignant reflections and empowering insights that inspire you to embrace aspirations, navigate change, overcome limitations, and reclaim your true essence.

    Who should read When You're Ready, This Is How You Heal?

    • Seekers of self-discovery and personal growth
    • Individuals navigating life transitions and seeking guidance
    • Anyone looking for empowering insights and transformative wisdom

    About the Author

    Brianna Wiest is an internationally renowned author and poet. Other titles she’s published include the best-selling 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think and The Mountain Is You. Brianna has established herself as a transformative voice in the realm of personal growth and self-discovery.

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